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SVN Auction Services senior advisor Chip Jones earns prestigious CAI designation


Jones becomes sixth SVN auction professional to earn industry’s top classification

Richmond, VA – Chip Jones, a senior advisor with SVN Auction Services’ founding member SVN/Motleys in Richmond, recently completed his training at the prestigious Certified Auctioneers Institute. CAI is the industry’s premier training program developed by the National Auctioneers Association for auction professionals.

Jones joins five other SVN Auction Services advisors who have completed the three-year executive development program. There are approximately 860 auction professionals worldwide who hold the classification, according to the NAA.

“Earning such an important designation is a testament to Chip’s hard work and dedication to the industry and our clients,” said Tim Dudley, vice president of SVN/Motleys, who also holds the CAI classification. “His determination to master his craft is greatly appreciated.”

CAI is an intensive program offering professional auctioneers with instruction and coursework in business management, ethics, finance, communication, strategic planning and marketing.

The NAA conducts CAI every March at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Jones specializes in the valuation, marketing, sales and sales management of an array of asset classes including all types of commercial and residential real estate, heavy machinery, equipment and automobiles. His position incorporates assisting with Fortis foreclosure services, Motleys’ bankruptcy services, as well as offering a full array of asset sale, valuation and management services to new customers and existing clients. Jones has more than 16 years of experience in the asset disposition market. He holds active real estate and auctioneer licenses in Virginia and North Carolina, and is committed to providing exceptional customer service and is dedicated to the auction and appraisal industry.

About SVN Auction Services

SVN Auction Services is a provider of date-specific sales and special asset solutions. It encompasses an elite group of local and regional accelerated marketing advisors throughout the United States who specialize in accelerated marketing services for commercial real estate assets. SVN Auction Services offers the industry’s most comprehensive spectrum of auction solutions — from rapid asset resolution and 30-day countdown asset sales to wide area and high impact/high promotion events. As part of one of the most recognized and reputable commercial real estate firms in the industry, SVN Auction Services is supported by SVN International, which features 200 locations serving more than 500 markets. This relationship provides outstanding opportunities for SVN Auction Services to serve clients needing to move assets in accelerated timeframes and creates significant value for buyers and sellers.  For more information, visit SVN Auction Services.


Tim Dudley, CAI, AARE, vice president and senior advisor, SVN/Motleys / 804-822-3131

Ken Zeszutko, Zeszutko Corp.-PR on behalf of SVN Auction Services / 321-213-1818 


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